About saaleha

I am a freelance writer, photographer (look for me as ShootCake) and incidental designer. I have an MA in Creative Writing from Rhodes University, Grahamstown and some of my work has appeared in local literary journals. A food pornographer by calling, I would like to one day create a confessional recipe book in measures of rhythm and breath.

Easter Tablescape Photography: Grazia magazine, April 01 2015

By |March 30th, 2015|

I photographed this Easter tablescape concept created by NaQiyah from niQi Living Luxe for a feature in the April 01 edition of Grazia South Africa.

(Fiction) Words for Wednesday: What we did to Sara

By |March 25th, 2015|

I wrote this opening with the grand plan of developing the story through the manic mechanism of NaNoWriMo. But as I’ve come to expect […]

Fashion Photography: Glamour in the ‘burbs

By |March 11th, 2015|

Photography for The Showroom Couture

Party Photography: A Belle and Boo 4th Birthday

By |February 27th, 2015|

My sister-in-law planned a Belle and Boo themed party for her daughter's 4th birthday. I loved the imagination and whimsy that went into each detail. Here are a few of the pictures I took.

The Klass Brothers | Al Jazeera Magazine, January 2015

By |February 11th, 2015|

I wrote about the Klass brothers, proprietors of The Collectors Treasury, for the January 2015 edition of Al Jazeera Magazine.

2014 | The Retrospective

By |December 31st, 2014|

Looking back on 2014.

The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

By |December 13th, 2014|

Despite it not being the authentic experience one hankers for as a traveller (and really, what can remain authentic when every single sightseer wants off the beaten path?), there still are beautiful moments floating along the canals.

Sawatdee kha Bangkok

By |December 7th, 2014|

Walk along an artery like Sukhumvit Road; the Skytrain omnipresent above your head, the buildings striking up and down like piano hammers...

Logo and Label Design: Mariam’s Masala

By |November 22nd, 2014|

A quick bit of logo and label design for a friend's mum.